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in the port of benghazi and began building our relationships with libya's revolutionaries. he risked his life to stop a tyrant then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevenses. i spoke with his sister ann this morning and told her that he will be remembered as a hero by many nations. sean smith was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as an information management officer in the state department. he was posted at the hague and was in libya on a brief temporary assignment. he was a husband to his wife heather, with whom i spoke this morning. he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up being proud of the service their father gave to our country, service that took him from pretoria to baghdad and finally to benghazi. the mission that drew chris and sean and their colleagues to libya is both noble and necessary, and we and the people of libya honor their memory by carrying it forward. this is not easy. today many americans are asking -- indeed, i asked myself -- how could this happen? how could this happen in a count
to libya and three of his staff were killed. this morning, target is the american interests in yemen capital. weapons in the air chanting death to america stormed the embassy compound. yemeni officials in the u.s. say no casualties have been reported. >> meanwhile, protests are escalating today in other cities at the u.s. embassy in cairo. egyptian police are using tear gas to drive away demonstrators. holly williams is in cairo. holly, good morning. >> good morning. while some of the protests here, protesters here in cairo, chi hoe seemed to have stayed on the streets all night. the egyptian riot police have now succeeded in pushing them back several hundred yards from the u.s. embassy but say no sign of leading. we're now hearing another live scale demonstration is being planned for tomorrow. >> these demonstrations were sparked by a film many muslims found offensive. in cairo, protests have turned into running street battles, young men throwing stones, fighting egyptian riot police who targeted them with tear gas. two nights ago, they've failed to stop protesters from breaking int
.s. ambassador to libya has been killed after a movie spurs attacks in the middle east. we have complete coverage from the middle east to washington. >> the white house denies the president is snubbing israel's prime minister before the election. >> bob woodward is in studio 57. what to expect from apple's iphone announcement today. >> we look at today's aopener, your world in 90 seconds. >>> americans want to say something bad about prophet muhammad. don't make our people angry because they will kill you. >> four americans dead including the u.s. ambassador after an attack in benghazi. >> 20 attackers stormed the conflict under the cover of darkness. >> protesters scaled the walls of the american embassy in cairo and tore down the american flag. >> they say it insults the prophet muhammad. >> senior u.s. official said they are on alert throughout the region fearing that there is more to come. >> israel's prime minister pressuring the united states to take a tougher stand against iran over its nuclear program. >> to ease tension he spoke for an hour with benjamin netanyahu. >> the world says wait
clinton faces tough questions today over that deadly consulate attack in libya. >> the only person to make fortune's 50 top women's list. but now fortune says she's barely hanging on. we'll ask oprah winfrey what she thinks about that. >> eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> my complain is about the 100% of america and i'm concerned about them. >> mitt romney fights back in florida. >> trying to turn the tables using the president's own words of a long time ago. >> republicans insist president obama's 1998 redistribution comments are represent what the president always believed and still believes. >> the trick is figuring out how do we structure government system that is pool resources and, hence, facilitate some redistribution, because i actually believe in redistribution. >>> top u.s. security official told a senate panel wednesday the deadly attack in libya september 11th in which the ambassador and three others were killed was a terrorist strike. >>> unemployment is way too high and home ownership is way too low, the recovery is happening. >>> federal jury has awarded a man more th
to gaza, libya, yemen, more crow. >> it's putting embassies on high alert. >> four arrests have been made on the u.s. consulate. >> ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were kill in the attack. >> they were good and brave men. >> the federal reserve planning to buy up mortgage debt to get the economy rolling. it says it will spend $40 billion a month until home buy is affordable again. >> investors liked what they are hearing. this dow rose 206 points. >> what bernanke is saying what the president is saying is wrong. the president is saying the economy is making progress. bernanke say no it's not. >> do you think there's a reasonable chance you could lose this election? >> absolutely. >> the duke and duchess are very angry after a french writer printed topless photos of kate. >> thieves broke into an apple store. they made their entrance in a bold fashion. >> a bear climbed trees and took a dip in the swimming pool. >> all that -- >> stay tuned next week -- >> did you just walk in front of the camera? >> all that matters. supersized gets down sized in the city. the departmen
continue in cairo. >> demonstrations across the region from iran and iraq to gaza, to yemen, to libya and morocco. >> and violence is putting u.s. embassies across the middle east on high alert. >> libyan officials state four arrests have been made in the attack on the u.s. consulate. >> ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack. >> they were good and brave men. >> the federal reserve, planning to buy up mortgage debt to get the economy rolling. it will spend $40 billion a month on bonds until home buying is affordable again. >> investors certainly like what they heard. the dow rose yesterday, finishing up 206 points. >> what bernanke is doing is saying what the president is doing is wrong. president saying the economy is coming back. bernanke is saying, no, it's not. i've got to print more money. >> do you think there's a chance you could lose this election? >> oh, absolutely. >> duke and duchess of cambridge seem to be angry after a french magazine publish nude photos of kate. >>> bear has a dramatic evening, climbing trees and taking a dip in a sw
finally come home. >> the people of egypt, libya, yemen and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictate orfor the tyranny of a mob. >> with just 52 days until the election president obama is leading mitt romney in the polls. and the number of americans who believe the country is going in the righting direction is at a three year high. >> another royal scandal reminiscent of paparazzi chasing princess diana. topless pictures of kate middleton are released. this time the royals are fighting back. >> a new menu at mcdonald's. it will tell you how many calories are in your burgers and fries. all that and so much more on cbs "this morning," saturday, september 15, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning welcome to the weekend. . >> happy saturday. >> a lot of news this morning. we begin this morning with a story that has angered muse limgs arou -- muslims around the world. as demonstrations against the film continue to spread to nearly two dozen countries. carter evans of our los angeles station is in cerritos, south of l.a. >> reporter: good morning. after being holed up at his hom
.s. ambassador who was killed in libya. he'll say the future has to be determined by people like chris stevens and not people like his killers. the video which prompted those attacks in the middle east, the video about muhammad, he'll say that nothing justifies those kinds of attacks. and on iran, he's going say that a nuclear-armed iran is a challenge that cannot be contained. charlie, norah. >> bill, why no one on one bilateral meetings between the president and world leaders? >> reporter: well, simply put, charlie, the president is playing it safe in an election year. he's letting secretary of state hillary clinton do all of those bilats. last year he did 13 of them. this year, none. but it's really about politics. he did find time in his schedule when he was here yesterday to meet with the women of the television program "the view." but of course he needs votes from women, and they have a lot of women viewers. so, you know, this may not be a political speech, but it will be his version of the world as opposed to mitt romney's. >> and bill, speaking of needing voters, the president's not ev
that killed the american ambassador to libya, but this morning the state department is saying hold on a moment. our good friend is here with us and margaret, this is an example where the state department does not like a story that is on the front page of the papers today. >> they do not. the secretary of state gave a speech about mali. two references to al qaeda and the group, and because of that "the new york times" wrote this story saying she is linking the two. senior aides to the secretary of state say she absolutely does not have the evidence to assert that link right now. remember, the fbi has to make the determination. they're still not in benghazi. the state department will say, though, that al qaeda called aqim very active in the region and they're up in arms coming from mali into libya and this is one of the countries where you have a new government that isn't fully in control of the area. >> they don't have the evidence and waiting for the fbi to investigate and do they have anything that suggests there might be a link? >> they don't say that they have evidence either way. what they
was killed in libya earlier this month. margaret brennan is with us. margaret, we have foreign policy on the front page today because more than 100 leaders gathered here in new york for the unga. this specific story, libya, a big story this week. what's going on now in what happened? what was cnn reporting that the state department says was absolutely out of bounds? >> they say it's disgusting. what happened is that cnn found a journal of ambassador chris stevens. >> his personal journal. >> his personal journal on the site of the consulate attack. now, according to the state department, this defied the wishes of stevens' family to go ahead and report on what was inside the journal. >> what did the journal say? >> well, according to cnn, they had to report some of the information, including the thought from ambassador stevens that he was on an al qaeda hit list. they say the state department is shooting the messenger here and criticizing them for taking that information, reporting on it, then returning the journal to the family. >> which is pretty explosive if ambassador stevens had s
. this morning the leader of libya's national congress says he's convinced last week's attack that killed the american ambassador and three of o his aides was a terrorist attack. he says it was not part of a spontaneous protest as officials in the u.s. are saying. benghazi is where the four americans were killed. >> reporter: there are important divisions between the united states and libya on the investigation of what exactly happened at the consulate and the safe house that night. the u.n. ambassador susan rice said it appears that the attacks were not premeditated. but that's not what we're hearing here. the president of the libyan national council said not only does it look like they were premeditated, but it may have taken months in the planning. what i can tell you is we saw plenty of evidence of heavy weapons at this safe house. mortars and other kinds of weapons that take a level of expertise to deploy that accurately. we've also seen new cell phone footage of what appears to be libyans removing the body of ambassador christopher stevens from the consulate that night. they don't s
? >>> thank you. >>> in libya the state department is pulling more staffers out of the american embassy for security reasons. secretary of defense leon panetta said thursday that they carried out the attack that killed the ambassador to libya and three other americans. >> the reason i think pretty clearly it was a terrorist attack is because a group of terrorists obviously conducted that attack on the consulate. and against our individuals. what terrorists were involved i think still remains to be determined by the investigation. but it clearly was a group of terrorists who conducted that attack against that facility. >> senior correspondent john miller, former assistant director of national intelligence joins us. what's going on? why can't the fbi get in there and do what they were sent there to do? >> the security situation on the ground there is so brittle that the libyan government is very reluctant to have a team of a couple of dozen fbi people go into benghazi when the only people they could get to protect them are the militias. right now they don't trust any of the militias. the
ambassador chris stevens. the message is we had enough. overhead libya's military showed support for the crowd. things remained peaceful until after dark when core groups of protesters decided to enforce their message. they besieged several of the militia bases that dot the city and pushed them out. then they got into their cars and headed out to the suburbs to the main parra military base and that's when things got ugly. in the case of forced entry, looting and the militia fighters melting away into the night there was shooting in all directions. there were casualties, that much is clear but we still don't know how many were wounded or killed. now we just learned that that base that was stormed may in fact have been the official libyan military base and arms depot. that shows you the level of confusion here. in a situation like that the confusion can very easily turn into widespread fighting once again. >> elizabeth palmer, thank you. >>> the protests over that anti-muslim film go unabated more than after a week they began. this morning several people were injured in bangladesh
, the fact that we got rid of gadhafi in libya. when you put all of that together, i think the bottom line conclusion is that america is safer as a result of those actions. >> so this is your office. we continued the conversation as secretary panetta gave me a tour of his office where we talked about iran. >> and how will we know when they make that decision to build a nuclear weapon? >> we have pretty good intelligence on them. we know generally what they're up to. we keep a close track on them. >> do we believe that this megabomb we have, this massive ordinance penetrator could reach through that facility where they're developing some of these se that are going on? >> we think we've got the ability to be able to strike effectively if we have to. >> today? tomorrow? >> whenever we have to, we have the forces in place to be able to not only defend ourselves, but to do what we have to do to try to stop them from developing a nuclear weapon. >> and you have said you believe that there's still a window of opportunity to take about a year for them to reach the capability and then another year
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